Exclusive: One Direction to say 'farewell' on The X Factor.

One Direction will allegedly go home to The X Factor to say 'farewell' to their fans, as they take a break.

The group were formed by Syco bosses five years ago, after they auditioned individually for the entertainment series.  A source as told The Version rumours are rife that the four piece will be back on the X Factor stage for a special performance when the series goes live on Halloween weekend.

Meanwhile Simon Cowell says their break is timely, telling the press yesterday  "And after five years I know what their schedule was like. It was gruelling. They would have burnt themselves out."

The X Factor continues this Saturday night at 8pm on itv.

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